Do good replacement windows really help sell your house?

My windows need to be replaced. Will home buyers really care if I replaced them with Anderson as opposed to some other company?

Asked By: Nauti-Gal - 2/6/2008
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Take a lesson from major builders like pulte and toll brothers and from my own experiences. People notice bad stuff, like cracked cement, wrinkled carpet, bad paint jobs, ect. ect. Sometimes they won't buy the house because of the carpet color even if you reduce the price of the house to cover new carpet. They... More
Answered By: Patrick - 2/6/2008
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i don't think you need to go with top of the line windows, just some functional air tight ones should do fine. Good luck selling your house.
Answered By: M G - 2/6/2008
I have been told that new window's don't do much for your homes resale value. I replaced mine anyway. The energy savings was worth it.
Answered By: VerryMerry - 2/6/2008
It depends on whether the upgraded windows will be consistent with the level of quality of other fixtures. If you have a well-appointed kitchen with granite counters, large baths with quality plumbing fixtures, wood floors, etc. you may find the windows help. Otherwise, don't spend extra money when there are lots of... More
Answered By: youradvisor13 - 2/6/2008
It depends if you are selling a higher end home or not. Most buyers don't really care who made the windows, as long as they suit the style of the home and are energy efficient. On higher end homes, where style is more of an issue, those buyers expect to see a quality window. Good luck selling your home.
Answered By: godged - 2/6/2008
As long as they're new window's installed properly I don't think that the potential buyers will care...all they will see is new window's one less thing they have to do in the future!!!
Answered By: Tray - 2/6/2008
Replace the window with dual pane windows and have a pro do it so it looks good. The most important part is good finish carpentry. I do a ton of quick fixes and they all look good when they are complete... More
Answered By: racache_us - 2/6/2008
help sell ur house not really... More
Answered By: robert w - 2/6/2008
You maybe won't be able to increase the price much. The increase is in the value it adds. If the homes you are competing against have upgraded window, all else equal, and you don't the other homes will probably sell quicker. If yours has the upgrades you should sell quicker.
Answered By: Ross - 2/6/2008
Actually they can help sell your home faster or get closer to the original list price if they are promoted as being top quality windows in the home. It is a good marketing ploy to be used by the listing agent.
Answered By: menasha_rabinowitz - 2/6/2008
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